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Lunar New Year

Students in first grade at Saluda Elementary immersed themselves in Chinese culture at the start of the Lunar New Year celebrations. The classroom was full of luck as students completed math problems with Chinese number symbols, created their own dragons, made lanterns, and answered questions using the Zodiac calendar.

100th Day of School

Friday was the 100th day of school this year! Classes celebrated this day in a variety of ways . . . Dressing up as a 100 year old person, wearing 100th day glasses, completing STEM challenges, making crowns, and counting out 100 stickers.

Arts Integration

What does art integration in every classroom look like?

Principal Paws

First grade student, Avery Mintz, earned 150 points in class and was rewarded by dining with Saluda School Principal, Cari Maneen.  Avery invited her classmate, Paisley Brown, to join the luncheon. When asked what Avery had to do to earn the points, she replied, “Hard work, social distancing, not giving up, using good manners, and being kind.”   “I...

Classroom News:

Lunar New Year

Students in first grade at Saluda Elementary immersed themselves in Chinese culture at the start of the Lunar New Year celebrations. The classroom was full of luck as students completed math problems with Chinese number symbols, created their own dragons, made lanterns, and answered questions using the Zodiac calendar.
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100th Day of School

Friday was the 100th day of school this year! Classes celebrated this day in a variety of ways . . . Dressing up as a 100 year old person, wearing 100th day glasses, completing STEM challenges, making crowns, and counting out 100 stickers.
Read More . . .

Arts Integration

What does art integration in every classroom look like?
Read More . . .

Principal Paws

First grade student, Avery Mintz, earned 150 points in class and was rewarded by dining with Saluda School Principal, Cari Maneen.  Avery invited her classmate, Paisley Brown, to join the luncheon. When asked what Avery had to do to earn the points, she replied, “Hard work, social distancing, not giving up, using good manners, and being kind.”   “I...
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5th Grade Authors

The students in Mrs. Rackley’s 5th grade class wrote a book and had it published. The students wrote fictional stories about wacky weather that only happens on Wednesdays and it only happens in Saluda. The title of their book is Wacky Weather Wednesdays.
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First Grade Performances

What does a story character sound like? How do they move? Students in Saluda School’s Mrs. McDonald’s first grade had a chance to find out by being villains, damsels In Distress or superheroes in a melodrama play. There were wonderful performances by everyone involved!
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Title 1 “Snuggle Up and Read”

Saluda School is Engaging Readers at Home Throughout the school year, Saluda School families are provided opportunities to intentionally partner with the school on activities to ensure our children become their absolute best.  In November, as part of our Title 1 Family Engagement, all Saluda School students selected a FREE book to take home and...
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Golden Paintbrush Award

This is our 1st ever Golden Paintbrush Award. This is a new tradition for Saluda School. Only one person from each class will receive this award at Christmas for the Fall, and at the end of the year for the Spring.This award is given to those students who come into Art quietly and respectfully. This...
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Force and Motion

Mrs. Rackley’s 5th graders have been learning about force and motion. One of the activities they complete during this unit is to build a car out of K’Nex. The students test the car on different surfaces and have design challenges to see if their car can carry wooden blocks.
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